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TINA.org Files Deceptive Made in USA Complaint Against Williams Sonoma

May 22nd, 2019

MADISON, CONN. May 22, 2019 – Williams-Sonoma brands including Williams-Sonoma Home, Pottery Barn, PBteen, Pottery Barn Kids, Rejuvenation and West Elm are violating the FTC’s Made in USA standard according to a complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) by truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org). The ad watchdog has amassed more than 800 examples in which the


Hudson Clothing’s Made in USA Claims

March 14th, 2019

June 2017: A state court judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. March 2017: A state court judge preliminarily approved a settlement that resolves both the Noiman and Schulert actions. The settlement, which was amended in November 2016 and February 2017, also resolves another related lawsuit: Card et al v. Joe’s Jeans, Inc. According


Trojan’s Magnum Condoms “Made in USA” Claims

March 13th, 2019

May 2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed as to the named plaintiff and as to the class members because the parties reached a resolution, the terms of which have not been disclosed. April 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Church & Dwight for allegedly falsely advertising two of its Trojan condoms – Magnum Thin


Whitebridge Pet Brands “Made in USA” Claims

March 13th, 2019

March 2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. October 2016: A federal judge stayed this action because the named plaintiff in a related case (Ftizpatrick v. Tyson Foods) intends to file an appeal regarding a legal issue (i.e., whether the actions must be dismissed because of changes


Kraft Heinz Foods Made in USA Claims

March 13th, 2019

September 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed as to the named plaintiff’s claims and as to the class members’ claims because the parties reached a settlement agreement. The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. May 2016: The plaintiffs filed an amended complaint that names only Kraft Heinz Foods as a defendant and similarly


Gillette Engaged in Deceptive Made in USA Marketing

January 23rd, 2018

Ad Watchdog TINA.org Files FTC Complaint MADISON, CONN. January 23, 2018 – Despite a national advertising campaign showcasing patriotic imagery, highlighting its Boston headquarters, and heavily promoting its “Made in Boston” heritage, ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) found that Gillette actually only makes a couple of its blades in the U.S. The rest of Gillette’s blades


Gillette Made in USA Marketing

January 3rd, 2018

Below is a sampling of Gillette marketing materials that claim — either expressly or implicitly — that its products are Made in the USA.


Step2 Made in USA Marketing

July 11th, 2017

Below is a sampling of Step2’s Made in the USA marketing, which makes the deceptive, unqualified claim that its product line meets the standard for “Made in the USA” despite the fact that 90% of Step2 products are wholly or partially made outside the U.S., with 5% made entirely in China, according to the Step2


Walmart’s “Made in USA” Labels

July 26th, 2016

July 2016: Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. July 2015: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly using false “Made in USA” labels on its website. According to the plaintiffs, Walmart’s website advertises certain products as being “Made in the USA,” “Assembled


True Religion’s “Made in USA” Claims

June 29th, 2016

November 2015: A state judge granted final approval of the settlement. June 2015: A state judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against True Religion Apparel. The complaint, which was originally filed in December 2014, alleges that the company misleadingly labeled jeans as “Made in USA” when they actually contain foreign-made


Trojan Condoms “Made In USA” Claims

June 29th, 2016

February 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed as to the named plaintiff and as to the class members. The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. September 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Church & Dwight for allegedly falsely marketing Trojan Magnum Ecstasy Ultrasmooth Lubricated condoms and Trojan Magnum Thin Ultrasmooth Lubricated condoms


Walmart Continues Use of Deceptive Made in USA Claims

June 28th, 2016

MADISON, CONN.  June 28, 2016 –While Walmart is taking advantage of the July 4th holiday to host its 4th U.S. Manufacturing Summit and remind consumers of its marketing push to purchase $250 billion in American products, the world’s biggest retailer is also still making deceptive Made in the USA claims over a year after it


TINA Warns Federal Agency about False Made in USA Claims

March 21st, 2016

MADISON, CONN., March 14, 2016 – When Uncle Sam says something’s Made in the USA, you’re inclined to believe him. It is, after all, the U.S. government speaking. But an investigation by truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) into GSA Advantage, the government’s “premier online shopping superstore,” has uncovered numerous inaccurate “Made in the United States of America” representations



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